Security testing (including scanning, penetration testing, red teaming, and more), is often seen as a compliance bug bear. However, if your security team wants to provide a level of assurance to the business that if an attack was to take place, you are well placed to both defend and detect it, it is essential that you perform the right kind of testing for your business. In this post, we’ll take a look at the types of testing you should be deploying within your organization by explaining what each type of test does and what it can (and can’t) deliver for you.
We just released our latest edition of PERCEPTION, our cyber threat intelligence briefing for the financial services sector edited by Dr Graham Shaw. This contains informative, relevant and timely information about the cyber threat landscape for financial institutions, current threat actors and recent activities, and is designed to help you address the cyber risks faced by your organization.
By Michael Fratello, Security Consultant at Nettitude
Rowland Johnson, Nettitude’s Chief Executive was invited by HM Government to provide evidence to the Joint Committee on National Security Strategy. The session was televised and is viewable on the UK parliamentary website here.
February will see a series of events organised as part of Parliament’s Cyber Security Month, which is aimed at raising awareness of the importance of cyber security as an issue that those in Parliament need to address in their personal and professional lives.
Nettitude Wins Best Cyber Security Service Accolade at US Mutual Fund Services Awards
Nettitude has today released a new Cyber Threat Intelligence report, which details the recent findings of our threat activity monitoring during Q3 2016.
Nettitude, the global leader in the delivery of cyber assurance, and managed security services, has become a founding member of CREST’s new US Chapter, after the accreditation and certification body signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the National Security Agency (NSA) to take over the operation of its Cyber Incident Response Assistance (CIRA) accreditation programme.
Nettitude, has identified a coordinated DDoS extortion and ransomware campaign, which has been targeting financial institutions over the past few days. Senior managers at the affected organisations received emails purporting to be from the Armada Collective, threatening DDoS attacks and demanding Bitcoin payments. The companies were also threatened with the powerful Cerber ransomware, should they fail to pay the initial ransom.
Nettitude has been named Consulting Practice of the Year at the 2016 Cyber Security Awards, after being highly commended in this category in 2015. The awards recognise leading individuals, teams, companies and products in the cyber security industry. Judged by a panel of industry experts, the winners were announced at the Chelsea Harbour Hotel London on Thursday 23rd June.